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Welcome to the Suffolk Academies Trust

The Suffolk Academies Trust aims to prepare young people for today’s modern and ever-changing world. It provides the very best education, enrichment and connections with business to develop its students into confident and successful individuals with unlimited aspirations.
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Who We Are

Suffolk Academies Trust is a collective of visionary post-16 education providers, consisting of two further education Colleges Abbeygate Sixth Form College in Bury St Edmunds, and the Ofsted Outstanding One Sixth Form College in Ipswich.

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One Sixth Form College

Abbeygate Sixth Form College

Meet the Team

At Suffolk Academy Trust we have a highly experienced leadership team. Click here to read more about or staff

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Nikos Savvas

CEO

Richard Stevenson

Group Director – Operations

Simon Graham

Chief People Officer

Gary Grainger

Chief Information Officer

Anthony McGarel

Chief Financial Officer

Suzannah Gales

Governance Professional

David Gartland

Principal of Sixth Form

Stuart Small

Assistant Principal

Emma Tunstil

Head of Faculty (STEM)

Catherine Austin

Head of Faculty (Humanities)

@AbbeygateSFC
Yesterday, students took part in Model United Nations at Abbeygate! Students represented different countries and got involved in debates. Students said the event was very interesting and they really enjoyed getting involved! https://t.co/FeWRkw5tWr
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Some of our students travelled to Vietnam over the weekend on a Turing trip. This is what Group A have been up to so far! https://t.co/qXcqWSiMPm
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We would like to wish everyone celebrating, a happy Ramadan. Those observing Ramadan will take part in a period of prayer and fasting between 22 March and 21 April. Ramadan is ended with the sighting of the crescent moon, marking Eid-al-Fitr. https://t.co/9LyCXSiXoi
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We would like to wish everyone celebrating, a happy Ramadan. Those observing Ramadan will take part in a period of prayer and fasting between 22 March and 21 April. Ramadan is ended with the sighting of the crescent moon, marking Eid-al-Fitr. https://t.co/ALnWf3nTuw
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Last week, our Level 3 Business students visited University of Suffolk business department for the day which was organised by NEACO. They produced some digital marketing, and had workshops in entrepreneurship and leadership. https://t.co/6z6bZAxyf2
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Today is World Theatre Day 🎬 Deacon is a Level 3 Performing Arts student at One Sixth Form College! For the full video, visit our website and scroll down on the home page. To apply for the different Performing Arts courses we offer, head to our website: https://t.co/NxdmYqq9BH https://t.co/ikAKYlWbIW
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Today is World Theatre Day! 🎬 Dylan studied Drama, Music and Music Technology at Abbeygate! For the full video, visit our website and scroll down on the home page. To explore and apply for the Performing Arts courses we offer, head to our website: https://t.co/c7f5gCXCjk https://t.co/wllTaq6jW4
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Come along to our Spring Concert on Thursday 27th April 2023! It will be a wonderful night of music from our students 💐🎤🎼 Book your tickets here: https://t.co/5uuCeYQdI1 https://t.co/CBlaYJVk1T
@SuffolkOne Retweeted Ipswich Community Media
We had a great time last week at the Culture Day alongside Thank you to all of the young people that came to say hello and were eager to learn about the work we do! https://t.co/L0J84pndh4
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We are pleased to advise you that our students are permitted to use the London Park & Ride facility free of charge! This will provide a reliable and secure parking option within easy walking distance of the college. 🚗 https://t.co/1JPI6ARSCh
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On Wednesday 15 March 2023, the new Vertas Grounds Team helped our Forest School students plant 20 new trees at One Sixth Form College 🌳🌲 Read the full story here: https://t.co/QVigYHYD8g https://t.co/ni9B43lZFl
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Twelve students and two staff camped overnight to perfect their navigation and survival skills ready for the practice Duke of Edinburgh expedition in the Lake District on 31 March – 3 April. https://t.co/8IjgFcV8kN
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Our Sustainable Clothes Stall will be out in the Atrium on Tuesday 28th March for staff and students at lunchtime! Thank you everyone who has brought in items! If you haven’t but do have clothes that you no longer want we would love to accept them to keep this initiative going. https://t.co/ONuKWXisJW
@SuffolkOne Retweeted Nikos Savvas
Massive congratulations to our Student Support Team for winning ‘Student Services Team of the Year 2023’ at the awards! An incredible achievement. Well done! https://t.co/w7rTdCgge4
@AbbeygateSFC Retweeted Azarias
It was a privilege to work with gold dofe participants from and this weekend... Saturday was challenging with continuous rain throughout the day & night but the participants remained upbeat and stuck it out! Well done to everyone 👏 https://t.co/JnBBVhz8jR
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We will be supporting World Down Syndrome Day which is on the 21st March. We would like all staff and students to wear odd socks for the campaign Rock Your Socks! https://t.co/7Fu9a0OgEV
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Last Friday, all year 12 EPQ students presented their projects in an exhibition to staff, students and visitors from King Edward's School. Our students were deservedly very proud of their work and everyone commented on the variety and fantastic quality of the projects on show. https://t.co/lZhy852uj4
@AbbeygateSFC Retweeted Drama Matters ™️
Congratulations to Kadi who won Best Performer https://t.co/mxAvj6qXTh
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Congratulations to who won Best Ensemble what a powerful piece of theatre https://t.co/i736fkMgso
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On Sunday, 4 Abbeygate staff members and 4 Abbeygate students completed a Charity swim for EACH. They raised over £500 in total! If you would like to donate, you still can via this link: https://t.co/130OsQqicA https://t.co/aCB93n38zu

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